The Chirp

This is The Chirp, your all-inclusive look at the best observations, jokes and photos that athletes have recently shared on social media. Because while not every story can be told in 140 characters… some can:

Magic forward Mo Harkless on : Eastern Conference Finals X-factors:

I got Cleveland for one reason and one reason only

Maurice Harkless (@moe_harkless)

Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount on setting the record straight:

Browns cornerback & Cavs fan Joe Haden on winning on the road (& going home in style):

Twins pitcher Phil Hughes on #ThatFeelingWhenAlex Killorn puts the Lighting up 2:

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and more on David Letterman’s retirement:

Colts punter Pat McAfee on knowing your worth:

Thunder guard Russell Westbrook on making the meme come to you:

Angels outfielder Matt Joyce on extra precautions:

49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith on adversity:

I’ve been getting crushed in FIFA lately smh

Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR)

Former NBA forward Brian Scalabrine on recruitment:

Bears guard Kyle Long on “controversy” fatigue:

Kids at press conferences …. #WhyDoesItEvenMatter

KL (@Ky1eLong) May 20, 2015

Olympian Lolo Jones on close calls:

NASCAR driver Joey Logano on good work if you can get it:

49ers tight end Vernon Davis on zzzzz:

Best Friends.

Vernon Davis (@VernonDavis85)

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan on being careful what you wish for:

ATP player Juan Martín del Potro on convincing the only person that matters: